The internet is a worldwide network of computers, but it seems very intangible to most of us. In a general sense, the internet is made up of a lot of different components: Websites, users, servers, browsers, networking cables, and more. Some of these things have a physical component, and some of them do not, but even the ones that do have a physical component can be hard to conceptualize spatially. These maps help to lend that spatial component to the Internet.
As consumers grow more accustomed to speedy online deliveries, eBay is hoping to exceed consumer demand. To accomplish this, the auction giant just acquired Shutl, a marketplace that uses a network of couriers to deliver local goods on a same-day basis.
According to Devin Wenig, president of eBay Marketplaces, consumption on the auction network has shifted strongly toward local purchases, probably as a result of eBay Now, a service released last October that lets shoppers order products from local stores and receive them in as little as an hour.
“Today, approximately 75 percent of what people buy is local, found within 15 miles from their home,” said Wenig. “Traditional retail isn’t going away. But it is transforming, and that creates enormous opportunity within the $10 trillion total commerce market.”...
Kochs and Other Conservatives Split Over Strategy on Health Law New York Times WASHINGTON — Under attack for the government shutdown, some of the most vocal elements of the conservative wing of the Republican Party are publicly splintering, a sign...
This year, I’m going to watch the Big Game for the commercials. More specifically, for mine! Intuit is giving one small business a TV commercial on the 2014 Big Game. I just entered, so please help me out and vote for my entry!
So here’s the start of The Humongous List of Content Marketing Tools.
It’s only a start – and that’s part of the power of List.ly. As the list creator, you get things rolling, then ask people to add their own entries and ‘upvote’ the ones they like.
So, if you’ve got a tool that helps you do your job as a content marketer, go ahead and add it (using the pink button below). Do tag your entires to make it easy for people to filter and sort. And give a thumbs-up to the any of the tools you like (they’ll thank you for it)...
A company out to topple the stronghold Alexa still has on web rankings despite serious questions involving accuracy is Tel Aviv-based SimilarGroup, makers of an online web measurement tool called SimilarWeb.
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